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Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results and Rescission, in Part, of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2019
Document Number: 2021-25932
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that exporters/producers of circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Atka Mackerel in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2021-25921
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Central Aleutian district (CAI) of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) by vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access sector fishery. This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2021 total allowable catch (TAC) of Atka mackerel in the CAI allocated to vessels participating in the BSAI trawl limited access sector fishery.
Notice of Indirect Cost Rates
Document Number: 2021-25919
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) announces the establishment of new indirect cost rates for the recovery of indirect costs for its component organizations involved in natural resource damage and restoration activities for fiscal year (FY) 2014. NOAA provides the indirect cost rates for this fiscal year and the dates of implementation in this notice. The public can obtain more information on this rate from the address provided below in the ADDRESSES section.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-25858
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday December 9, 2021, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder Fishery; Quota Transfers From VA to CT and NC to RI
Document Number: 2021-25839
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of North Carolina are transferring a portion of their 2021 commercial summer flounder quota to the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island, respectively. This adjustment to the 2021 fishing year quota is necessary to comply with the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan quota transfer provisions. This announcement informs the public of the revised 2021 commercial quotas for Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determinations of Circumvention
Document Number: 2021-25832
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of welded oil country tubular goods (OCTG) completed in Brunei or the Philippines using inputs manufactured in the People's Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on OCTG from China.
Addition of Entities and Revision of Entries on the Entity List; and Addition of Entity to the Military End-User (MEU) List
Document Number: 2021-25808
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding twenty- seven entities to the Entity List. These twenty-seven entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These entities will be listed on the Entity List under the destinations of the People's Republic of China (China), Japan, Pakistan, and Singapore. This rule also revises one existing entry on the Entity List under the destination of China, adds addresses under the destination of Taiwan for a listed entity, and corrects an entry under the destination of China. In addition, this rule amends the EAR by adding one entity to the Military End-User (MEU) List under the destination of Russia.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Surveys Related to Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2021-25784
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as amended, its implementing regulations, and NMFS' MMPA Regulations for Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Geophysical Surveys Related to Oil and Gas Activities in the Gulf of Mexico, notification is hereby given that a Letter of Authorization (LOA) has been issued to W&T Offshore Inc. (W&T) and its designees for the take of marine mammals incidental to geophysical survey activity in the Gulf of Mexico.
Strontium Chromate From Austria: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-25782
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that strontium chromate from Austria was not sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) of June 18, 2019, through October 31, 2020.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Brazil: Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2021-25781
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain uncoated paper (uncoated paper) from Brazil. Further, Commerce preliminarily determines that Sylvamo do Brasil Ltda. (SVBR) is the successor-in-interest to International Paper do Brasil Ltda. (IP) and that Sylvamo Exports Ltda. (SVEX) is the successor-in-interest to International Paper Exportadora Ltda. (IPEX). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-25780
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that sales of large residential washers from Mexico were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020.
Large Residential Washers From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-25773
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that sales of large residential washers from Mexico were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020.
Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-25772
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) in their five year (sunset) review that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order on tissue paper from China.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2019-2020
Document Number: 2021-25771
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that producers and/or exporters of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India made sales at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2019, through January 31, 2020.
Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2021-25770
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on magnesium metal from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of this AD order.
Pacific Island Fisheries; Rebuilding Plan for Guam Bottomfish
Document Number: 2021-25737
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes to implement a rebuilding plan that includes annual catch limits (ACL) and accountability measures (AM) for the overfished bottomfish stock complex in Guam. This action is necessary to rebuild the overfished stock consistent with the requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson- Stevens Act).
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops
Document Number: 2021-25699
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Free Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops will be held in January, February, and March of 2022. Certain fishermen and shark dealers are required to attend a workshop to meet regulatory requirements and to maintain valid permits. Specifically, the Atlantic Shark Identification Workshop is mandatory for all federally permitted Atlantic shark dealers. The Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshop is mandatory for vessel owners and operators who use bottom longline, pelagic longline, or gillnet gear, and who have also been issued shark or swordfish limited access permits. Additional free workshops will be conducted during 2022 and will be announced in a future notice. In addition, NMFS anticipates the implementation of online recertification workshops beginning in the fall of 2021 for persons who have already taken in-person training. Affected permit holders will be notified of this option when it becomes available.
Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain; Connected Software Applications
Document Number: 2021-25329
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce
To implement provisions of Executive Order 14034, ``Protecting Americans' Sensitive Data from Foreign Adversaries'' (E.O. 14034), the Department of Commerce is proposing to amend its Interim Final Rule on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain (Supply Chain Rule), which was published on January 19, 2021, 86 FR 4909. Specifically, this proposed rule would amend the Supply Chain Rule to provide for additional criteria that the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) may consider specifically when determining whether ICTS Transactions (as defined in the Supply Chain Rule) that involve connected software applications present an undue or unacceptable risk. The rule also makes conforming changes by revising the definition of ICTS to expressly include ``connected software applications'' and adding a definition of ``connected software application'' that is consistent with that used in E.O. 14034. The Department is interested in the public's views on the additional criteria for connected software applications, including whether they should be applied to all ICTS Transaction reviews, whether there are other criteria that should be applied, and how the Secretary should apply the criteria to ICTS Transactions involving connected software applications.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2021-25767
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS; hereafter collectively referred to as the ``Services'' or ``we''), are extending the comment period on our October 27, 2021, proposed rule to rescind the final rule titled ``Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened Species and Designating Critical Habitat'' that was published on December 16, 2020, and established a regulatory definition of the term ``habitat.'' We are extending the comment period by 15 days.
Marine Mammals; File No. 25885
Document Number: 2021-25718
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that Peter Thielen, D. Eng., Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, MD 20723 has applied in due form for a permit to import, export, and receive marine mammal parts for scientific research.
Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric Between 70 and 90 Percent Silica, From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Circumvention Inquiry of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders-70-90 Percent Amorphous Silica Fabric
Document Number: 2021-25657
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to allegations of circumvention from Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating a country-wide circumvention inquiry to determine whether imports of certain amorphous silica fabric with 70-90 percent silica content (70-90 percent ASF) from the People's Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain amorphous silica fabric with a silica content of at least 90 percent from China.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Amendment 7 to the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2021-25649
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS approves and implements measures included in Amendment 7 to the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan, as submitted by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. This amendment revises the goals and objectives of the fishery management plan, reallocates quota between the commercial and recreational fisheries, reallocates commercial quota among the states, implements a rebuilding plan, revises the sector quota transfer process, and revises how management uncertainty is applied during the specifications process. Amendment 7 is intended to use the best scientific information available and respond to changes in stock health and distribution, while recognizing economic need and reliance throughout the management area.
Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the U.S. Coast Guard's Alaska Facility Maintenance and Repair Activities
Document Number: 2021-25648
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received a request from the U.S. Coast Guard for authorization to take small numbers of marine mammals incidental to conducting construction activities related to maintenance and repair of eight of their facilities in Alaska over the course of five years from the date of issuance. Pursuant to regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of the U.S. Coast Guard's request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals. NMFS invites the public to provide information, suggestions, and comments on the application and request.
Review and Comment of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tribal Consultation Policy and Procedures
Document Number: 2021-25629
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce
On January 26, 2021, the White House issued a Presidential Memorandum on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships that reaffirmed Executive Order 13175 on Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments (2000) and the associated Presidential Memorandum on Tribal Consultation released in November 2009. In response, NOAA is requesting review of its policy and procedures to implement these directives. NOAA is seeking comment from federally recognized Indian Tribes and other interested parties on its policies and guidance documents for government-to-government consultation with federally recognized Indian Tribes.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Document Number: 2021-25627
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Chesapeake Tunnel Joint Venture (CTJV) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment only, marine mammals during construction activities associated with the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project (PTST) in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
Document Number: 2021-25557
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is transferring 9.5 metric tons (mt) of Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) quota from the Reserve category and 20.2 mt from the Harpoon category to the General category for the remainder of the 2021 fishing year. The adjusted General category December subquota, Reserve category quota, and Harpoon category quota will be 39.1 mt, 2 mt, and 0 mt respectively. This action is intended to provide further opportunities for General category fishermen to participate in the December General category fishery, based on consideration of the regulatory determination criteria regarding inseason adjustments. This action would affect Atlantic Tunas General category (commercial) permitted vessels and Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement when fishing commercially for BFT.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; 2022 and 2023 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specifications
Document Number: 2021-25394
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-11-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes 2022-2023 specifications for the summer flounder, scup, and black sea fisheries. The implementing regulations for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan require us to publish specifications for the upcoming fishing year for each of these species and to provide an opportunity for public comment. The proposed specifications are intended to establish allowable harvest levels for these species that will prevent overfishing, consistent with the most recent scientific information.
Raw Honey From Argentina: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2021-25597
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that raw honey from Argentina is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is April 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Raw Honey From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2021-25596
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that raw honey from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is October 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Procedures for Submitting Rebuttals and Surrebuttals Requests for Exclusions From and Objections to the Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and Aluminum
Document Number: 2021-25595
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Raw Honey from Ukraine: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2021-25594
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that raw honey from Ukraine is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value. The period of investigation is April 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Raw Honey from India: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2021-25593
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that raw honey from India is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value. The period of investigation is April 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Raw Honey From Brazil: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2021-25592
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that raw honey from Brazil is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value. The period of investigation is April 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Marine Mammal Protection Act; Establishment of Time-Area Closures for Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins; Public Hearing
Document Number: 2021-25562
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
We, NMFS, will hold a public hearing related to our proposed rule to establish time-area closures for Hawaiian spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris longirostris) under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The proposed rule to establish time-area closures for Hawaiian spinner dolphins published on September 28, 2021 (86 FR 53844), and provided for a public comment period to end on December 27, 2021. Comments must be received by December 27, 2021, as specified under ADDRESSES. Comments received after this date may not be accepted.
Application for Expansion Under Alternative Site Framework; Foreign-Trade Zone 79-Tampa, Florida
Document Number: 2021-25459
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Space Weather Advisory Group Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25407
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Space Weather Advisory Group (SWAG) will meet for 1 half- day on December 1, 2021.
Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25399
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC) will hold the 176th hybrid (virtual/in person) public meeting to address the items contained in the tentative agenda included in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25398
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel meeting to review the 2021 central subpopulation of northern anchovy (CSNA) stock assessment. The meeting will be co-hosted by the NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center.
Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges
Document Number: 2021-25397
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25390
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security